Shangri-La Releases Android Mobile App
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has released the Android version of its smartphone application, featuring full website functionality in addition to special location-based offers. Available in English or Simplified Chinese, the free mobile app follows the recent launch of the first-generation iPhone and iPad Shangri-La apps, while a Blackberry version will also be available soon.
Key features of the app include making room reservations at all Shangri-La, Traders and Kerry hotels and resorts; viewing special promotions; managing Golden Circle membership; checking GC Award Points balance and sharing tips with other members; redeeming points for complimentary stay, dining and CHI, The Spa vouchers; social media integration; customer support connection and retrieving offers with the built-in QR code scanner.
To celebrate the release of the Android app, existing Golden Circle members who download the Android app and login until 15 December 2012 will earn 200 GC Award Points. In addition, users who download the Shangri-La Mobile App and share suggestions on how they would like to earn or redeem GC Award Points will be eligible to receive 100 GC bonus points. They will also have the opportunity to win a three-night stay in an Executive Suite at any Shangri-La hotel or resort. Each week from now to 15 December 2012 an English and a Chinese language entry will be selected to win a three-night stay.
Congratulations to our lucky winners, Diane Spartels and Caroline Co, for their English submissions during the first two weeks of the campaign.